Granular material
A granular material is a conglomeration of discrete solid, macroscopic particles characterized by a loss of energy whenever the particles interact (the most common example would be friction when grain...
Granular material - Wikipedia
Wonders of Nature - Amazing 🐼❤❄️Panda Plays in the Snow 🐼❤❄️
Wonders of Nature ❤❄️Panda Plays in the Snow 🐼❤❄️
Sugar is in EVERYTHING, but what does it...
Sugar is in EVERYTHING, but what does it actually do to your brain? Neuroscientist Shannon Odell reveals why your brain needs sugar.
Orange avalanche blankets cars in Russia
A massive avalanche of slightly orange-colored snow buried more than a dozen cars at a popular ski resort in Russia. The snow's unusual orange tint is from Sahara desert sandstorms mixing with snow an...
Artist Daniel Shervin of Paint With Gunpowder...
Artist Daniel Shervin of Paint With Gunpowder lights his artwork on fire to create his latest piece, titled Wolf Eyes.
In Defense of Sugar
A culinary scientist on all of the amazing things sugar does in your food
Killer cold snap can't curtail kid-play
One kindergarten has found a way for the very young to withstand the biting freeze. Of course, a hot sauna comes first. And hot herbal tea afterwards. "First we warm up, but then run outside for a sno...
A Handy Guide To The (Many) Different Kinds Of Salt
What is salt, exactly? When we talk about edible salt that we consume, we’re talking about sodium chloride, or mineral mixes that are mostly sodium chloride. It’s one of the oldest and …
Dogs Discovering Snow
It's the first snowfall of the year and no one is more excited than your dog.
Plant lamps powered by soil nutrients bring electricity to remote areas of Peru
In parts of the world that don’t have steady access to the electricity grid, finding power for essential things like night lighting are an ongoing challenge. While you can burn kerosene in lamps to pr...
What the dust in your house reveals about you
Even if you live by yourself, you do not live alone. In a new analysis of dust samples collected from 1,200 homes across the United States, researchers report that most of us cohabitate with a few th...
Coca-Cola Is Funding Obesity Research With A Biased Message, Nutrition Experts Say
Coca-Cola came under fire Monday for donating millions of dollars to a nonprofit that has been spreading the message in medical journals and through social media that the blame for America's obesity e...
What A Can Of Coca-Cola REALLY Does To Your Body In Just An Hour
Have you ever wondered what happens to your body after you drink a can of your favourite fizzy drink? A new infographic has revealed the reaction you go through for an hour after consuming, from the f...
MRI Shows Cancer Cells Thrive On Processed Sugar
Want to improve your health? Change your diet! This message is slowly permeating mainstream society, but has yet to convince fast-food lovers and sugary-treat fanatics. Largely unaware of food conseq...
New Strategy To Halt HIV Growth: Block Its Sugar And Nutrient Pipeline
HIV has a voracious sweet tooth, which turns out to be its Achilles' heel, reports a new study from Northwestern Medicine and Vanderbilt University. After the virus invades an activated immune cell, i...
EPA’s curbs on coal-burning will save thousands of lives - The Washington Post
The Obama administration’s proposed curbs on coal-burning power plants could prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart attack and respiratory disease, scientists said Monday in the first peer-r...
Soil
Soil is the mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids, and myriad organisms that together support plant life. Two general classes are topsoil and subsoil. Soil is a natural body that exists ...
Soil - Wikipedia
Fill dirt
Fill dirt is earthy material which is used to fill in a depression or hole in the ground or create mounds or otherwise artificially change the grade or elevation of real property.Fill dirt is usually ...
Sand
Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles. It is defined by size, being finer than gravel and coarser than silt. Sand can also refer to a te...
Sand - Wikipedia
Aggregate (composite)
Aggregate is the component of a composite material that resists compressive stress and provides bulk to the composite material. For efficient filling, aggregate should be much smaller than the finishe...
Aggregate (composite) - Wikipedia
Dust storm
A dust storm or sand storm is a meteorological phenomenon common in arid and semi-arid regions. Dust storms arise when a gust front or other strong wind blows loose sand and dirt from a dry surface. ...
Dust storm - Wikipedia
Whole cane sugar
Brown sugar is a sucrose sugar product with a distinctive brown color due to the presence of molasses. It is either an unrefined or partially refined soft sugar consisting of sugar crystals with some...
Whole cane sugar - Wikipedia
Powdered sugar
Powdered sugar, also called confectioner's sugar or icing sugar, is a finely ground sugar made by milling normal granulated sugar into a powdered state. It usually contains a small amount of anti-caki...
Powdered sugar - Wikipedia
Agroindustrial Pomalca
Empresa Agroindustrial Pomalca is a leading Peruvian agribusiness company, one of the country's major sugar producers. The company has more than 15,000 hectares in sugar cane for production of sugar, ...
Agroindustrial Pomalca - Wikipedia
A Handy Guide To The (Many) Different Kinds Of Salt
What is salt, exactly? When we talk about edible salt that we consume, we’re talking about sodium chloride, or mineral mixes that are mostly sodium chloride. It’s one of the oldest and …
Sugar nips
Sugar nips are a large pair of pincers with sharp blades, designed to cut raw sugar. Before the introduction of granulated and cube sugars in the second half of the 19th century, the domestic consumer...
Sugar nips - Wikipedia
Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins State Historic Site
Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park is a Florida State Park located in Homosassa, off U.S. 19. It contains the ruins of a sugar plantation owned by David Levy Yulee. Yulee was a delegate of the...
Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins State Historic Site - Wikipedia
Plant lamps powered by soil nutrients bring electricity to remote areas of Peru
In parts of the world that don’t have steady access to the electricity grid, finding power for essential things like night lighting are an ongoing challenge. While you can burn kerosene in lamps to pr...
What the dust in your house reveals about you
Even if you live by yourself, you do not live alone. In a new analysis of dust samples collected from 1,200 homes across the United States, researchers report that most of us cohabitate with a few th...
Gold dust robbery
The Gold dust robbery took place in 1839 in Falmouth, Cornwall. According to the New Newgate Calendar, pp. 480ff, "The extraordinary robbery to which these persons were parties involved circumstances ...